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Turner House Movies on the Lawn

Oct 06, 2010 No Comments

It’s that time of year again when the Turner House returns their  Movies on the Lawn series.  This time they’ll be featuring Ghostbusters on Friday, October 15th, and Beetlejuice on Friday, October 29th. These films are free, fun for the whole family, and sponsored by the Winnetka Heights Neighborhood Association. Head out to the lawn […]

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YouPlus Video Spotlights the Better Block

Oct 01, 2010 No Comments

YouPlusMedia is the media sponsor for TEDxSMU and as part of their video montage series that will be featured at the Wylie Theater, they’ve interviewed Go Oak Cliff’s Jason Roberts to find out more about community activism, the Better Block, and what it takes to make change in a neighborhood.

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Return to Giant at the Texas Theatre

Sep 28, 2010 3 Comments

Head out to the Texas Theatre Thursday night for a “soft opening” of the building featuring recent improvements by the new management team. Local filmmaker, Kirby Warnock’s documentary of the legendary film “Giant”, was originally featured on PBS in 1996, and details the making of the movie along with interviews of locals in Marfa who […]

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Better Block Redux

Aug 30, 2010 11 Comments

On September 11th and 12th, Go Oak Cliff will once again highlight the potential of a city block in historic Oak Cliff in an experiment that’s part art installation, part political statement. This time we’ll focus on the pre-war block of Davis between Clinton and Edgefield. The site is home to some of the area’s […]

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Blues, Bandits, and BBQ

Aug 10, 2010 6 Comments

Mark your calendars for the 1st annual Blues, Bandits & BBQ competition and street festival held Sunday, September 12th!  Oak Cliff has a rich history of famous bluesman from T-Bone Walker to Stevie Ray Vaughan, and our fair share of notorious bandits like Bonnie and Clyde…but what few may have realized is the number of […]

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City Design Studio Discussion at the Belmont

Jul 01, 2010 No Comments

Larry Beasley will be visiting the Belmont tonight to discuss his work with the City Design Studio and plan for West Dallas. On Thursday, July 1, the North Texas Chapter of the Congress for the New Urbanism will be hosting an Urban Conversation featuring Larry Beasley, retired director of planning for the City of Vancouver […]

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Free Dallas Symphony Orchestra Concert at Kidd Springs

Jun 01, 2010 No Comments

Tonight, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra will hold a free performance outside at Kidd Springs park (711 W. Canty St., Dallas 75208) for their Community Concert series. This is a great chance to bring the family out for a relaxing evening and to take in the sounds of one of our city’s greatest assets. The performance […]

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Brew Riot Beer Festival at Eno’s June 12th

May 15, 2010 5 Comments

Eno’s has just announced Brew Riot, their inaugural summer festival which celebrates the world’s most celebrated beverage: Beer. Head out to the Bishop Arts District on June 12th to sample local brewers wares and meet the folks who toil late into the night combining the perfect amount of barley, wheat, and hops to make their […]

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Raise the Roof Fundraiser for the Turner House

May 15, 2010 No Comments

Oak Cliff’s Turner House is raising money to repair the historic home’s roof. Head out to Jack’s Backyard on May 23rd for a benefit party which will host live music, food and drink specials and a raffle. A suggested donation of $10 is appreciated.

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Free Movie at the Texas Theatre: No Impact Man

Apr 19, 2010 2 Comments

Join us at The Texas Theatre on April 24th at 7PM for a community screening of “NO IMPACT MAN”, a documentary (and official Sundance selection!!!) about a year in the life of an ordinary New Yorker who tries to make no impact on the earth while living in the city with his wife and 2 […]

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